North Carolina Reach Program

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Foster Care to Success

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards given varies.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a legal resident of North Carolina.
  2. Must have been adopted from NC Division of Social Services (DSS) foster care after the age of 12, OR, aged out of NC DSS foster care at age 18 (they must have been in care on their 18th birthday).
  3. Must have enrolled in one of the 74 NC public community colleges, colleges or universities.
  4. Must be under the age of 26 (participants remain eligible until their 26th birthday).

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Students attending any of the 74 NC public community colleges or 16 NC public universities are eligible to apply for NC Reach. Private colleges and universities, as well as all out of state colleges and universities, are NOT eligible to receive NC Reach funds. Click to learn more and apply today!

Application requirements for the North Carolina Reach Program are:

  • No application requirements for this scholarship
Additional Information: NC Reach students receive the following benefits: • Lack of debt! Funding covers the tuition and fees at their school so there is no need for any student loans. • Students are matched with an NC Reach coordinator who helps them navigate the college/university education system, as well as mentors and counsels them academically, personally and professionally. • Many students also receive a financial refund, which may be used for school-related living and transportation expenses. • Money management and financial literacy skills. • Time Management and study skills. • Students receive care packages from NC Reach during each school year.

Award Amount: The amounts given varies.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

About Foster Care to Success:
Contact Information: Tina Raheem, Director of Scholarships
Address: 21351 Gentry Drive Suite 130 Sterling, Virginia 20166

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